Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Surprise, Mt. Moriah, NH
Trails: Carter Moriah Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, December 4, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Started at 715am, were were the fourth car in small parking area at trailhead. When we left probably a dozen plus cars in neighborhood overflow lot. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: None 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: One minor tip of the tree blowdown near Moriah summit. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Lots of dogs. Mostly well behaved. Local legend Pemi the golden was wondering these hills. 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Small backpack webbing and buckle on trail near trailhead. 
Comments: Perfect day in the mountains, we started at 715a with temps around 10F. Complete bare ground for at least a mile up carter-moriah trail. Then a dusting of snow on trail with icy sections. We put on microspikes at around 2.5 miles in due to the blue flow ice and black thin ice coating rocks and ledge. A bit more snow up on Mt Surprise, but snowshoes we’re not needed at all. Even up to Moriah, hiking was mostly bare rock with ice and a bit of powder. Excellent crystal clear views, no wind, bright sun and bluebird skies.  
Name: Mr. Irrelevant 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-12-04 
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